Cattle Calculator Helps You Schedule Reproduction, Track Performance and MORE!

February 5, 2018

By   /  February 5, 2018 .  In livestock production, we live with the consequences of yesterdays decisions today, sometimes from choices made months if not years in the past. The Cattle Calculator app by Mississippi State University Extension puts multiple key tools in a producer’s hands, such as a breeding season scheduler, average daily gain and required gain calculators, and a dosage calculator, just to name a few. (full Article)

National Cattlemens Beef Association CEO Kendal Frazier Named NAMA’S 2018 AG Association Leader of the Year Award

March 13, 2018

The National Agri-Marketing Association (NAMA) has named Kendal Frazier, Chief Executive Officer of the National Cattlemen’s Beef Association (NCBA), as the inaugural Ag Association Leader of the Year.  (full article)

Source: National Agri-Marketing Association news release

USDA Finalizing Organic Livestock Rule Withdrawal

March 13, 2018

The Department of Agriculture Monday announced the formal process to withdraw the Organic Livestock and Poultry Practices final rule. (full article)

Millennials Driving Demand for Wool

March 12, 2018

The head of 150-year old Italian textile mill Successori Reda, who has spent the past week in the merino growing regions of the South Island with his top executives, says wool is having one of its best ever moments, driven by millennial demand for sustainable products. (full article by Tina Morrison)